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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Stampin’ Up! Australia - Tin of Cards Birthday Card


Welcome to this week's Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge.

Here are the essentials:

  • I used some scraps of Cherry on Top DSP (including the tag) and teamed them with some of the new Metallics Gold Glitter Tape. 
  • Stamp on your patterned paper...the black archival ink is perfect to get a bold stamped image over a busy background. I used the birthday sentiment from the Tin of Cards stamp set on my DSP tag. 
  • The cotton paper is fantastic for making flowers....I punched 12 flowers with the pansy punch and secured with a brad...just scrunch the layers until you get a flower! 
  • My card looked a bit naked even after I added the flower and ribbon so a scattering of sequins was in order. :)

Here is our sketch for this week:

Card recipe

Stamp - Tin of Cards
Ink - Archival Black ink
Cardstock - Whisper White Thick cardstock, Cherry on Top DSP, Cotton Paper
Tools - Stampin' Trimmer, Stampin’ Dimensionals, SNAIL, Tag Topper Punch, Pansy Flower Punch
Accessories - Metallics Sequins, Metallics Gold Glitter Tape, Satin Ribbon Basic Black, Gold ribbon

I hope you will join in and create a card with us.....and please feel free to leave me and the other CCMC participants some comments! :)

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  1. Combining whimsy and elegance.....no problem for you, Alison! Awesome, fun card this week!

  2. Love that gorgeous ruffled flower Alison and the pops of bright colour and sparkle against the sharp white background. Very chic!

  3. Great tips on making the flower and using Archival ink on dsp. I love the bits of gold with these bright colors - pretty card!

  4. Very cute! Love the flower...great tip! And, who doesn't need sparkle? Sequins are always in fashion!

  5. Ah, I'm still waiting on my Glitter Tape, but love how it looks! Love the flower and CAS design of your card! Great job with the sketch this week!


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Alison xx